Period
to 17 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 19 15
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 191 81 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 12.84% 10.13% 10.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.95% 11.17% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 148 74 178
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,325 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,531 £32,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £42,500 £43,875
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% -3.13% +3.24%
75th Percentile £60,700 £52,375 £52,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,369 725 1,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 92.00% 90.63% 91.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,021 633 1,494
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,203 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,379 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.40% +4.42% +6.25%
75th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,188
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Wales.

Salary trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Wales over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 127 £55,000 +29.41% 31
West Wales +8 61 £45,000 -5.26% 7
North Wales - 1 £37,500 - 1
Mid Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 184 (96.34%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (52.36%) Java
3 88 (46.07%) Spring
4 87 (45.55%) Azure
5 82 (42.93%) Jenkins
6 81 (42.41%) DevOps
6 81 (42.41%) Microservices
7 79 (41.36%) Docker
8 78 (40.84%) TDD
9 77 (40.31%) BDD
9 77 (40.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 73 (38.22%) Coaching
11 67 (35.08%) Git (software)
11 67 (35.08%) Web Services
12 65 (34.03%) Kanban
13 62 (32.46%) Mentoring
14 59 (30.89%) REST
15 58 (30.37%) Continuous Integration
16 53 (27.75%) RESTful
16 53 (27.75%) Social Skills
17 52 (27.23%) Advertising
18 51 (26.70%) Kubernetes
19 49 (25.65%) Spring Boot
20 48 (25.13%) Problem-Solving
21 41 (21.47%) SQL
22 38 (19.90%) OpenShift
23 35 (18.32%) .NET
23 35 (18.32%) Software Engineering
24 34 (17.80%) Software Delivery
25 33 (17.28%) SC Cleared

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.71%) Confluence
2 7 (3.66%) Apache
2 7 (3.66%) OnBase
3 6 (3.14%) JBoss
3 6 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 87 (45.55%) Azure
2 38 (19.90%) OpenShift
3 28 (14.66%) GitHub
3 28 (14.66%) Serverless
4 8 (4.19%) AWS
4 8 (4.19%) GCP
5 6 (3.14%) npm
6 4 (2.09%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (1.57%) PaaS
8 2 (1.05%) SaaS
9 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.52%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.52%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) Firewall
1 6 (3.14%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.14%) Big Data
2 9 (4.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.52%) DB2
5 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 82 (42.93%) Jenkins
2 67 (35.08%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.42%) JIRA
4 11 (5.76%) JMeter
5 10 (5.24%) Maven
5 10 (5.24%) Selenium
6 9 (4.71%) Artifactory
7 8 (4.19%) GitLab
7 8 (4.19%) Rational Quality Manager
7 8 (4.19%) Serenity BDD
8 6 (3.14%) Ant
8 6 (3.14%) Protractor
8 6 (3.14%) Rational Team Concert
8 6 (3.14%) Subversion
9 4 (2.09%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.09%) REST Assured
10 3 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.57%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (27.75%) Social Skills
2 52 (27.23%) Advertising
3 27 (14.14%) Finance
4 8 (4.19%) Avionics
5 7 (3.66%) Billing
5 7 (3.66%) Games
6 6 (3.14%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 3 (1.57%) Retail
8 2 (1.05%) Back Office
8 2 (1.05%) Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Legal
8 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.52%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Local Government
9 1 (0.52%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.52%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 90 (47.12%) Developer
2 62 (32.46%) Java Developer
3 30 (15.71%) Senior Developer
4 23 (12.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (9.42%) Analyst
6 12 (6.28%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.28%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (5.76%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) Finance Business Analyst
9 9 (4.71%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (4.71%) Financial Business Analyst
9 9 (4.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 9 (4.71%) Scrum Master
9 9 (4.71%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.71%) Technical Business Analyst
9 9 (4.71%) Technical Services Analyst
10 8 (4.19%) Principal Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (46.07%) Spring
2 67 (35.08%) Web Services
3 59 (30.89%) REST
4 53 (27.75%) RESTful
5 49 (25.65%) Spring Boot
6 35 (18.32%) .NET
7 32 (16.75%) Hibernate
7 32 (16.75%) Middleware
8 28 (14.66%) GraphQL
9 26 (13.61%) JavaBeans
10 22 (11.52%) HTML
11 21 (10.99%) CSS
12 12 (6.28%) Node.js
12 12 (6.28%) React
13 11 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (5.76%) SOAP
14 10 (5.24%) .NET Framework
14 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET
15 9 (4.71%) CSS3
15 9 (4.71%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.19%) User Experience
2 6 (3.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.09%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.52%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.52%) PMI
6 1 (0.52%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.24%) Android
1 10 (5.24%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.71%) Windows
3 6 (3.14%) Linux
4 4 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.05%) Unix
5 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (96.34%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (42.41%) DevOps
2 81 (42.41%) Microservices
3 78 (40.84%) TDD
4 77 (40.31%) BDD
4 77 (40.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 73 (38.22%) Coaching
6 65 (34.03%) Kanban
7 62 (32.46%) Mentoring
8 58 (30.37%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (25.13%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (18.32%) Software Engineering
11 34 (17.80%) Software Delivery
12 33 (17.28%) SOA
13 30 (15.71%) Analytics
14 29 (15.18%) Data Analytics
15 28 (14.66%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 26 (13.61%) Big Data Analytics
16 26 (13.61%) Open Source
17 24 (12.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (52.36%) Java
2 41 (21.47%) SQL
3 32 (16.75%) Java 8
4 23 (12.04%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.42%) C#
6 15 (7.85%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.66%) Python
8 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.62%) Scala
9 3 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.57%) Groovy
10 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.52%) C
11 1 (0.52%) C++
11 1 (0.52%) PHP
11 1 (0.52%) SOQL
11 1 (0.52%) SOSL
11 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (17.28%) SC Cleared
1 33 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.90%) Degree
3 15 (7.85%) SAFe Agilist
4 2 (1.05%) CBAP
4 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.05%) IIBA
4 2 (1.05%) ISEB
4 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.52%) LFCE
5 1 (0.52%) LFCS
5 1 (0.52%) MCSA
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) SLA
2 6 (3.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.09%) QA
4 3 (1.57%) PMO
System Software
1 79 (41.36%) Docker
2 10 (5.24%) vSphere
3 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 51 (26.70%) Kubernetes
2 29 (15.18%) Terraform
3 8 (4.19%) Ansible
4 2 (1.05%) Grafana
4 2 (1.05%) Kibana
5 1 (0.52%) MIIS
Vendors
1 21 (10.99%) Guidewire
2 15 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.28%) VMware
4 9 (4.71%) CheckPoint
5 8 (4.19%) Dell
6 7 (3.66%) Hyland
7 6 (3.14%) IBM
8 3 (1.57%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.57%) LexisNexis
8 3 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.57%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.05%) Apple
9 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.52%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.52%) Vertica